Food and Friends Celebrates 25 Years with Food and Fundraising
On Monday, May 13th, Food and Friends held its 23rd Annual Chef's Best Dinner and Auction.
RAINING IN THE ROSE GARDEN : "Overheard: 'Melt the Press.' @MarkLandler of NYT pops out a Georgetown umbrella." - NPR White House Correspondent Ari Shapiro with the accompanying photograph.
Thu May 16, 2013
Homelessness Up 10 Percent in DC, Down 4 Percent in Region Since 2009
The DC region has seen a decline in homelessness between 2009 and 2013, but a new report from of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments raised concerns that sequestration cuts could impact grants that fund the region's homelessness reduction programs and reverse recent progress.
Taste Test: National Restaurant Chains Discover D.C. is a Pretty Good Guinea Pig
ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen tried to sneak quietly into D.C. When it opened in Dupont Circle in September 2011, there were no press releases or grand opening parties.
Wed May 15, 2013
This Is Why People Hate the Government
One guy in an office sat on Tea Party tax-exempt applications for 13 months after they were improperly selected for review.
Preclinical tests shows agent stops 'slippery' proteins from binding, causing Ewing sarcoma
Continuous infusion of a novel agent not only halted the progression of Ewing sarcoma in rats, while some tumors also regressed to the point that cancer cells could not be detected microscopically, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
What's the Going Rate For a Lawn Service in Georgetown?
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too.
Tue May 14, 2013
Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
Mistaking run of the mill "nimbyism" for racism
The Post's online RootDC section has a piece that ran in the paper a few days ago, " Squabble over U Street restaurant offers close-up on city's constant change ," about how resident opposition to the noise from outdoor seating at The Islander, a many decades old Caribbean restaurant in the U Street corridor is racially-driven. From the article: ... (more)
Watch: Pie Company Photograph Donated to the Peabody Room
Descendants of the owners of the Connecticut-Copperthite Pie Baking Co. of Georgetown converged on the Georgetown Neighborhood Library Saturday to donate a framed 1913 black and white image of the baking company in Georgetown.
TCA Arshag Dickranian School Junior Students Visit New York, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia
TCA Arshag Dickranian Armenian School 1200 N. Cahuenga Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90038 Tel: 323-461-4377 Fax: 323-323-461-4247 Contact: email@example.com TCA Arshag Dickranian School Junior Students Visit New York, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia Los Angeles, May 13, 2013 - On April 23rd, eighth and ninth grade students went on a 5 day ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
The Washington Post
Body found in Potomac is that of fisherman, D.C. police say
Changquing Yang poses for a portrait in this undated handout image. Yang went missing April 12 while fishing along the Potomac River in Montgomery County.
Move SEC to New York, professor suggests
How could the Securities and Exchange Commission do a better job of monitoring Wall Street and in particular the markets? One professor has a simple answer: move most of its operations to New York from Washington.
News from the 2013 college reception circuit
Many colleges and universities hit the road this time of year to begin a recruitment process that actually gets into full swing in the fall.
Sun May 12, 2013
The trickle-down effect
For decades companies have faced the conundrum of how to ensure managers can implement what they have learnt at business school when they are back at work.
O and P Street Project Honored for Historic Preservation
The O and P Streets Rehabilitation Project was among several District projects recognized last week with a 2013 Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation.
[PHOTOS] Girls Scouts Go to Washington
This release was submitted by Fanwood-Scotch Plains Cadette Troop 40969. Fanwood-Scotch Plains Cadette Troop 40969 spent the weekend of April 27th in Washington, DC.
Sat May 11, 2013
43 graduate from Georgetown Qatar
The Chairman of Administrative Control and Transparency Authority H E Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah giving the keynote speech during the graduation ceremony at Georgetown Qatar University yesterday.
Washington promotion achieves huge success at Etihad Airways' ATM stand
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, wrapped up its program of activities at the Arabian Travel Market conference and exhibition hosted in Dubai from May 6-9, 2013.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Daily Beast
The Target Effect
In rapidly gentrifying northwest D.C., there are few places where yuppies and longtime locals happily mix.
Celebrate mother's day with a healthy workout
Take a class Group exercise classes are a great way to work out together because each person can exercise at their own level and intensity.